Hertz appoints new CIO to modernize its technology roadmap

Former CIO at Hitachi Vantara joins the company. Hertz has announced that Tim Langley-Hawthorne will join the company as executive vice president and chief information officer. Langley-Hawthorne will lead Hertz’s global technology strategy, including modernizing its technology infrastructure. “As we create the new Hertz, we’re investing in the technology that will…

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Australian workers consider themselves savvy with digital technologies

Digital skills in the spotlight. Australian workers’ sense of technology mastery has accelerated, with 65% of employees considering themselves either experts or proficient with digital technology, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. “Digital workers seized the opportunity to improve their mastery of technology during the pandemic,” said Gavin Tay, research…

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Three key focus areas for CIOs to drive value

Reaching beyond the constraints of current thinking. CIOs and IT executives should focus on three key areas – leading from anywhere, nurturing connections and reaching beyond. According to analyst firm Gartner, as organizations continue to emerge from the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, CIOs and IT executives will need to…

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Business technologists primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities

Half of business technologists produce technology capabilities for users beyond their own department. Half of business technologists produce capabilities for users beyond their own department and/or enterprise, according to a new survey from Gartner. They are primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities (36 per cnt) but are also involved in…

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Business technologists produce capabilities for users beyond their own department

Primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities. Half of business technologists produce capabilities for users beyond their own department and/or enterprise, according to a new survey from Gartner, Inc. They are primarily responsible for building analytics capabilities (36 per cent), but are also involved in building digital commerce platforms, artificial intelligence…

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Catherine Jestin becomes Airbus’ EVP digital and information management

Moves from CIO position. Airbus SE  has appointed Catherine Jestin as Executive Vice President Digital and Information Management, effective 1 July 2021. In this role, Jestin will join the Executive Committee and report to Guillaume Faury, Airbus CEO. “This nomination comes at a time of particular importance for the digital…

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The Perth Mint appoints a CIO

WA-Govt. owned official bullion mint looking to adopt digital transformation programs. One Australia’s largest integrated and only fully accredited precious metals enterprise, The Perth Mint, owned by the Western Australian Government, has appointed industry veteran Brad Wearn to the role of CIO. His impressive background in technical and digital strategy…

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